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2018 Persimmon Harvest Workshop

 

2018 Persimmon Harvest Workshop - PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Date:    November 16, 2019

Time:    9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Where: UC ANR South Coast REC 

              7601 Irvine Blvd.

              Irvine, CA  92618

Fee:        $75.00 (non-refundable after November 9, 2018) includes (1) basket of              Hachiya Persimmons and (1) UC ANR Publication

Schedule: 

9:00 am to 10:00  am         Lecture – General Cultural Practices

10:00 am to 10:15 am         Break – sample available non-astringent type fruit

10:15 am to 11:00 am         Lecture – What to do with your harvest

11:00 am to 12:00 pm        Field Visit Hachiya U-Pick

Join guest speaker, UC ANR South Coast REC’s own persimmon aficionado, Isabel Barkman, UCCE Orange County Master Gardener and CA Rare Fruit Grower Volunteer, to learn fun facts about persimmons and take the opportunity to have your questions answered about theses delectable wonders of the fall.

After learning how to care for your tree(s) and what to do with the fruit once it is ripe, take a tram ride out to the orchard and enjoy a U-pick opportunity (one basket per person) harvesting Hachiya persimmon varieties great for pairing with your favorite Thanksgiving dishes, preserving, or maybe even try your hand at Hoshigaki - the ancient Japanese art of drying persimmons.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED – SPACE IS LIMITED

For workshop registration and payment processing please fill out the form below.

Deadline to register is November 12th, 2018.

No refunds after November 9, 2018.

All proceeds support UCANR South Coast REC extension activities.

For more information, please contact Tammy Majcherek, (949) 653-1824 

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